Discovery certificate for object 2016em
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 148 [ 2016TNSTR..54....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-27 14:42:51
Sender: Mr. Nikola Knezevic
Source Group: iPTF

Nikola Knezevic, on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: SN 2016em
Discoverer internal name: iPTF15fku
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 01:17:25.134 (19.354726) DEC = +32:55:16.91 (32.921364)
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 03:07:12 (JD=2457400.63)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-13 03:07:12
Flux: 18.13 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2016-01-01 03:04:26
Limiting flux: 20.68 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016em